Tsarukyan minimizes Do Bronx's chances of fighting for the title next and says: 'I'm next'

Current first place in the lightweight division does not disclose a date, but asks other fighters to avoid creating expectations

Arman Tsarukyan He is ranked first in the lightweight rankings. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Current first place in the lightweight rankings (up to 70,3kg.) Arman Tsarukyan It didn't take long to ruin the plans of Charles of the Bronx and his team, who expressed interest in competing for the title next. Despite being suspended for misconduct in UFC 300, the Armenian guaranteed that his next fight will be for the belt, currently in the hands of his former rival Islam makhachev.

“I’m the one who will be fighting for the title next. The rest can sit down”, declared Arman on his official X account (formerly Twitter).

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In response, the fighter's followers encouraged posturing and expressed eagerness to watch him against Makhachev again. The expectation is that the confrontation will take place in October, in Abu Dhabi. Despite the statement, Dana White and the organization have not yet commented on the plans outlined for the current champion of the category.

Islam makhachev in face with Arman Tsarukyan. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

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Victorious against Charles in his last appearance, Tsarukyan ended up denying his first invitation to face Makhachev in the UFC 302. At the time, the fighter stated that two months would not be the ideal time to prepare for a title fight against the Russian. Dustin poirier He ended up being selected to perform and was defeated by the Russian via submission on June 1st.

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